Posts for tag "cichlid"

  • a female cichlid

    Asexual Reproduction in Female Cichlids

    While asexual reproduction in invertebrate species isn’t unheard of, it isn’t exceptionally common either. Instead, such behaviors are typically attributed to plants or a smaller list of animals, of which some have the capability to reproduce asexually...

    • Posted December 12, 2022


  • african cichlid

    African Cichlids And Non-Advantageous Evolutions

    Though evolutionary changes are largely cast as a good thing, the parts they play can be misleading. As was the case with some African cichlid fish, evolving to have an advantage in consumption -- pharyngeal jaws in...

    • Posted May 18, 2022


  • Cichlid Social Status Changed Through Gene Expression

    Common thinking says that genetic codes are fixed throughout life, but this is not really the case, according to the results of a new study focusing on the roles that genes play in fish dominance.

    • Posted January 8, 2016